Sodium Chloride - NaCl

NaCl has a common structural arrangement shared by some monooxides of the transition metals with formula MO. It has a cubic close packed array (ABCABC) of chloride ions with a Na sitting in each of the available octahedral sites.

Complexes that share this structure include..
CoO, NiO.
Information is available to show how the individual structural pages were created.
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